The Liliaceae family contains more than 240 genera and at least 3,000 species. Aloe is in the lily family, as is asparagus, hosta, liriope, trillium and greenbriar.
• All species of lilies belong to the genus Lilium, which consists of more than 100 species. White lily, Easter lily, tiger lily and calla lily are the most common or widely known species of lily.
• True lilies are perennial plants with narrow leaves growing along the length of the stems and large...